Quoting Niall O Broin (niall at linux.ie):
> I've been wanting to try Galeon but its homepage says that it requires
It lies like a cheap toupee.
> Does this mean that you must be running Gnome to use it or simply
> that the Gnome libraries must be installed ?
The latter. First of all, the concept of "running GNOME" is a mirage.
GNOME is just a collection of sundry X11 clients, a bunch of libs, and a
CORBA broker. Ditto the equally illusory concept of "running KDE".
Dependencies are dependencies are dependencies: If you meet an X11
client's dependencies, nothing's going to prevent you from running it
with whatever arbitrary choice of window manager you prefer -- or even
with _no_ window manager, but just an X server and an xterm running
(e.g., what you get with running startx with an .xinitrc containing just
As usual, the Debian package database is useful in listing an
application's actual dependencies, even where the upstream source is
part of a cult with designs on using up your drive space (e.g., GNOME):
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